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Sep 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ i need all the help i can get. i tell them, "come straight to the table." i say, "it's breakfast time, not playtime." "there's fruit, milk and i'm putting a little nutella on your whole-wheat toast." funny, that last part gets through. [ male announcer ] serving nutella is quick and easy. its great taste comes from a unique combination of simple ingredients like hazelnuts, skim milk and a hint of cocoa. okay, plates in the sink, grab your backpacks -- [ male announcer ] nutella. breakfast never tasted this good. >> osgood: the first presidential debate of campaign 2012 takes place this coming wednesday in denver. whether it takes its place among history's great debates remains ton seen. our chief washington correspondent and final debate moderator bob scheiffer looks forward and back. >> governor reagan again typically is against such a proposal. >> governor, there you go again. schieffer: and here we
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
-minute segment. three focus on the economy, four, five, and six health care, the role of government and governing. procedure, each candidate gets two minutes to respond to a question posed by jim lara. time remaining is given to freewheeling discussion of segments. risk factor, dangerous, sometimes lethal. ♪ [music] ♪ >> are you better off than you were four years ago? is it easier for you to go and buy things in the stores than it was four years ago? is there more or less unemployment in the country than there was four years ago? is america as respected throughout the world as it was? do you feel that our security is as safe, that we're as strong as we were four years ago? if you answer all of those questions yes, why then i think your choice is obvious as to who you'll vote for. if you don't agree, if you don't think that this course that we've been on for the last four years is what you would like to see us follow for the next four, then i could suggest another choice that you have. >> jimmy jimmy carter practical gagging. question, who will win the debate on tuesday? can romney
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
economy has changed, things have changed but we have to remember one thing. the n.f.l. is not like caterpillar. they're a virtually a monopoly with -- contributing 06% less to our pension through a defined contribution was unacceptable to us and it was a take it or leave it deal for them. >> reporter: it is those pensions that the ref union and n.f.l. were able to compromise on. so here's some of the terms of this tentative agreement. the current pension plan will remain in place for the current n.f.l. refs through the 2016 season. then it will be frozen and replaced by a defined contribution agreement starting in 2017. and then finally the referees' salaries will increase from an average of $149,000 a year to $205,000 a year by 2019. a lot of people are thinking my goodness, you know, these refs will have less than 24 hours notice to begin officiating tonight's game in baltimore. how are they going to do it? we'll talk about that coming up at 5:30. mike, andrea? >> all right, thanks, kristin. going to be interesting tonight. >> yes, it will. >>> friends and neighbors gathered to r
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 4:30am EDT
? >> reporter: president obama talked to voters in southern virginia. >> growing our economy begins with a strong and thriving middle class. >> reporter: while mitt romney talked with veterans about looming cuts to the military in the northern part of the state. >> 136,000 jobs will be lost in virginia as a result of this move. >> reporter: the candidates will spend time this weekend preparing for next week's debate ahead of the faceoff in denver, both campaigns seemed to be trying to lower expectations. >> we are looking forward to the debates as you know and there have been difficulties and you have to give the president some credit for the campaign they're running. >> reporter: romney's staff issued a talking points memo telling surrogates to point out how well president obama has done in past debates. >> as president, i'm going to have to make some tough decisions. >> reporter: the obama campaign issue add statement pointing out the president hasn't debated since 2008. >> 10,000 bucks? >> reporter: while governor romney got some practice in during the primaries. obama campaign spokesma
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
americans are struggling to find work in today's economy. too many of those who are working are living paycheck to paycheck trying to make falling incomes meet rising prices for food and gas. more americans are living in poverty than when president obama took office and fifteen million more are on food stamps. president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. we shouldn't measure compassion by how many people are on welfare. we should measure compassion by how many people are able to get off welfare and get a good paying job. my plan will create twelve million new jobs over the next four years helping lift families out of poverty and strengthening the middle-class. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message because we can't afford another four years like the last four years. ♪ >>> welcome back. 6:22. your weather first. showers across the bay pulling away. we'll get into a decent portion of the day before some rain may return later. here's a look outside quickly on the michael & son weather camera. br
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 4:30am EDT
going to do later today and revealing how the u.s. economy is growing. investors will also find out how many americans are filing for first time unemployment benefits. yesterday wall street did hit a bump in the road when protests over wage cuts in greece pushed down stocks worldwide. there are concerns that the recession in europe could very well influence the global economy. checking the numbers the dow stands this morning at 13,413 after dropping 44 points. the nasdaq closed 24 points lower and the s&p 500 was down by 8. >>> the american greetings corporation may soon be sending out a thank you card. a group of investors led by the company's c.e.o. wants to buy the greeting card maker and take it private. the deal would involve about $580 million but the company's board still has to approve it. >>> mcdonald's putting something new on the menu. television. the fast food giant is releasing the m channel, m like mcdonald's in restaurants that features news, sports and entertainment but the satellite feed will not be the same everywhere you go. some mcdonald's will have local program
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
people. the economy needs manufacturing. machines, tools, people making stuff. companies have to invest in making things. infrastructure, construction, production. we need it now more than ever. chevron's putting more than $8 billion dollars back in the u.s. economy this year. in pipes, cement, steel, jobs, energy. we need to get the wheels turning. i'm proud of that. making real things... for real. ...that make a real difference. ♪ >>> i'm meteorologist olga breese. after a cloudy start this morning, we'll see midday sunshine but the clouds will return later this afternoon. look for showers and thunderstorms to develop. highs today in the low 80s. >> thank you so much, olga. >>> we're taking a look now on the beltway northbound gw parkway. ramp to the inner loop of the beltway where authorities are dealing with this accident here and expect some delays trying to get on to the beltway leaving the gw parkway. i'll have more on this and also an accident on 270 at 6:18. back to you. >>> at 6:12 this wednesday morning, here are some of the stories making news. we're trying to get more inf
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
federal reserve official says he doubts the banks' efforts to boost the economy will actually work. of course investors didn't like hearing that. checking the numbers the dow stands at 13,457, dropped 101 points in trading yesterday. nasdaq had a rough day, too, down 43 points. the s&p 500 was down by 15. >>> super hero costumes are expected to be big this halloween and the spending is expected to be pretty big, too. consumers are likely to spend $8 billion over the next month on halloween according to a national retail federation survey. a record 170 million people or about 72% of americans are expected to observe the day. spending for the afternoon person will rise to just under 80 bucks this year. that's over $7 up from last year. >>> meantime a new survey shows free checking is quickly becoming a thing of the past. bankrate.com finds just 39% of checking accounts don't charge fees. think back to three years ago. 76% of all checking accounts were free. the study also finds banks are charging higher atms and overdraft fees but we know that. >> it doesn't get any better. what do you h
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
economy begins with a strong and thriving middle class. >> reporter: while mitt romney talked with veterans about looming cuts to the military in the northern part of the state. >> 136,000 jobs will be lost in virginia as a result of this move. >> reporter: the candidates will spend time this weekend preparing for next week's debate ahead of the faceoff in denver both campaigns seem to be trying to lower expectations. >> we are looking forward to the debates as you know, and there have been difficulties. you have to give the president some credit for the campaign they're running. >> reporter: romney's staff issued a talking points memo telling surrogates to point out how well president obama has done in past debates. >> as president i'm going to have to make some tough decisions. >> reporter: the obama campaign issued a statement pointing out the president hasn't debated since 2008. >> 10,000 bucks? >> reporter: while governor romney got some practice in during the primaries. obama campaign spokesman says the worst-case scenario is if the president falls off the stage. susan mcginn
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
a huge impact on the economy. here's a live look at the capitol this morning. that cliff, $1 trillion in automatic spending cuts, hits january 1st. but a bipartisan group of senators says that they are working on a three-step process to avoid the cliff. they include reducing the deficit about4 trillion over ten years, an overhaul of the tax code, and changes to medicare and social security. now, if congress can't avoid that cliff, it also means an end to several tax cuts and a huge boost in the action at thats you will pay. the nonpartisan tax policy center estimates the average household will pay $3,500 more in taxes. the two policies which impact the average american the most are payroll taxes and the bush era tax cuts. democrats have already said they will not accept a deal unless tax cuts to americans making more than $250,000 a year are allowed to expire. >>> 5:06. 64 degrees. the phone wars between apple and samsung takes another nasty turn. >>> also ahead, crossing the line. the incident that has one police officer in hot water this morning. "and what's your name?" "oh
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
30 days. >> reporter: the last -- the debate will focus on the economy. in an op-ed, romney has said the president has shown weakness in the middle east. he says president obama has heightened the prospect of conflict and instability. he does not understand that an american policy that lacks resolve can provoke aggression and encourage disorder. white house aides say the president is looking forward to debating foreign policy with mitt romney. >> this president promise add few things in 2008. wee end the iraq war. he did. wee take the fight to al qaeda and degrade them. he has. >> reporter: romney is said to be planning a major foreign policy speech to be delivered in the next few weeks. >>> it's 5:53. let's take another look at the question of the day. according to parents magazine, dads are much faster than mom at doing one of these things. is it a, changing diapers, b, making school lunches, or c, putting a newborn to sleep? >> here's a look at a response you posted on the wusa9 facebook fan page. hard one but i'll go with c. my us brand was good at that and still is but with our
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
september. the previous reports shows the economy added just 96,000 jobs in august while the unemployment rate fell slightly to 8.1% because more people stopped looking for work. as for stocks it was a weak finish to a strong quarter on wall street. checking the numbers, the dow stands this morning at 13,437, but it fell about 49 points on friday. it rose 4% for the entire quarter. nasdaq lost 20 points on friday, rallied more than 6% from july through september. and the s&p 500 was off by 6 and gained almost 6% in the third quarter. >>> also investors are waiting on the minutes from the latest federal reserve meeting. policymakers decided to keep rates at record lows through 2015 and buy back more bonds to jump start the economy. we're seeing mortgage rates falls as a result. >>> amazon's paperweight e- reader goes on sale this month. it's the latest investigation of the -- version of the kindle to goes head to head with the barnes and noble nook. we'll have to see how the sales figures are. >> i have my kindle and all my other devices. do i need another real kindle itself?
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >> reporter: romney has been trying to make the case he will do a better job with the economy but in all three states the poll shows president obama leading on that issue. >> the path i offer is harder but it leads to a better place. i'm asking you to choose that future. >> reporter: romney does lead in one category. voters in those same states say he would do a better job on the deficit. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> when asked about the latest polls which show governor romney trailing in ohio, his political director would only say he trusts his internal polling and not public polls. >>> at 4:34, here's a look at some other things making news now [ inaudible ] the ongoing civil war is a key topic of discussion at the u.n. meetings in new york city. secretary-general is demanding global action to stop the war. an international charity called save the children claims kids will be traumatized for life after witnessing the devastation and enduring torture. the group is pleading with the international community to help syria's youngest victims. >>> today prince george's coun
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
america based on the economy, crime, education and leisure. the only cities above it, san francisco and seattle. >> arlington comes in at 27. baltimore 29th on the list. virginia beach and chesapeake, virginia make the top 50. >>> welcome back. howard here with your weather first. we've got patchy fog west of town. we may see a little sun early but look for clouds to rule today. by noon mostly cloudy, 67. with luck we'll crack into the low 70s. some staying in the upper 60s there. will be a few showers around for the afternoon commute, especially west of town. i'll be back in just a few minutes with the rest of the week's forecast. >>> traveling northbound on 395, you're slow coming past edsall road. takes you past duke street. the accident moved on to the right shoulder just before seminary road. also looks like some debris on the left side. notice how folks are jogging out of the left lane on to the shoulder in the same location. after that free and clear to the 14th street bridge. jessica, back to you. >>> ladies, do you think you have what it takes to start a company? well, the
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